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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
29
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the whole of my first transfer on starting to build a permanent house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my child is in school since I paid school fees for her.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used the entire transfer to pay my daughter in high school fees.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a spacious semi-permanent house then cement it.
 
Enrolled
access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to to a new house because my house is in a bad condition. Secondly I would wish to buy a sewing machine to enable me do my effectively . Lastly I would like to buy my husband a buffing and sprying machine to enhanc
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that we have struggled to and bought a cow.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper source of income to support my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest of the day is in the evening after making clothes for people and getting some money to buy food for my children.